Luxurious velvet and lace in khaki and burgundy underpin the global traveller theme for the season. This is epitomised by the new face of studio.w, Shanina Shaik. The Melbourne model of Lithuanian, Pakistani and Saudi Arabian heritage has been announced as the new face of Studio AW17 winter campaign.
We spoke to Shanina Shaik about her collaboration.
Describe your style in 3 words??Cool, sexy, boho.
Who are your style icons??Rosie Huntington Whitely & Rihanna.
Who are your go-to designers?
Zimmerman, Givenchy, Tom Ford and Versace.
You spend a lot of time in LA, does your style change depending on which coast you're on?Yes, it does, LA has a boho, beach style that best fits my personal style.
First fashion memory??When I was 9 years old I would watch Fashion TV late into the evening. I learned everything about fashion from watching that show.
What would you never wear?
A heel that is extremely uncomfortable and hinders me from walking normally.
Do you have rules on how often you can wear a particular item or repeat an outfit? ?Do not wear the same outfit more than once in the same week.
Are you a closet editor or builder??Closet editor
What have been some of your favourite career moments thus far??Walking in Victoria's Secret and Chanel shows.
If you weren’t modelling what would you be doing?I’d like to study child psychology.